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2012 | 9 | 1 | 182-193
Article title

A Return to Senses: The Healthy Self in Nadine Gordimer’s Writings

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The paper analyses some aspects of healthy and diseased bodies presented in Nadine Gordimer’s latest writings that mark the writer’s return to senses. Some of Susan Sontag’s considerations on‘illness and its metaphors’ are introduced in order to accentuate the significance of the healing proces in the circle of health, disease and recovery.
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9
Issue
1
Pages
182-193
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Dates
published
2012-12-01
online
2013-02-21
Contributors
  • “Dimitrie Cantemir” University, Timişoara
References
  • Dimitriu Şora, I. 2000. Art of Conscience: Re-reading Nadine Gordimer, Timişoara: Hestia Publishing House.
  • Ettin, A.V. 1993. Betrayals of the Body Politic: The Literary Commitments of NadineGordimer, University of Virginia Press.
  • Gilman, S. 1995. Health and Illness: Images of Difference. London: Reaktion Books.
  • Gordimer, N. 1980 (1979). Burger’s Daughter. London: Penguin Books.
  • Gordimer, N. 1995. None to Accompany Me. London: Penguin Books.
  • Gordimer, N. 2001. The Pickup. London: Bloomsbury.
  • Gordimer, N. 2003a (1990). My Son’s Story, London: Bloomsbury.
  • Gordimer, N. 2003b (1991). Jump and Other Stories. London: Bloomsbury.
  • Gordimer, N. 2005. Get a Life. Farrar, Straus and Giroux: New York.
  • Gordimer, N. 2007. Beethoven Was One-Sixteenth Black. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
  • Kellas, A. 2004. “The ‘white quartet’, and the new generation of South African writers?” Available: http://northline.blogspot.com/2004_08_01_archive.html [2010, November 15] Said, E. 2008. Music at the Limits. New York: Columbia University Press.
  • Sontag, S. 2001 (1991). Illness as Metaphor and AIDS and Its Metaphors. New York: Picador.
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Publication order reference
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YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.doi-10_2478_v10319-012-0019-6
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